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CSPAN
Jan 9, 2013 10:00am EST
transportation to education, to preserving the capabilities of our national guard. while each governor has his or her own unique circumstances, we all have to facilitate job growth, improve schools, and be financially responsible. as much as we do in our states, our economies are tightly linked to the national economy, and as a result, our state's prosperity, the prosperity of our citizen depends in no small measure on the ability of all public servants in washington to come together on a path forward. uncertainty here in federal support hurts both our economies and the federal budget, and the implications are incredibly important. governors have been working with the president, the vice president, and congressional leadership to find solutions to help put our country back on firm financial footing. one of the largest elements of the uncertainty concerned elements of the fiscal cliff that were either postponed or taken out of the reason -- recent relief act of 2012 as the only postponed reducing grants to states. intimate reform was not addressed, and no action was taken regarding the federal
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm PST
will be spent on education. >> reporter: it has been a long time that the governor unveiled a budgewit a surplus -- budget with a surplus. he says now is not the time to spend but it includes billions more for education. k-12 will receive $2.7 billion more. but that money will be distributed to poor communities. >> growing up in compton is not like it is to grow up in beverly hills. we recognize that. >> we applaud the governor in all he is doing to restore the funds that has been taken away from schools. >> reporter: not all of the funds for education have been restored and now republicans say schools are not getting as much as taxpayers expected. >> itthere is -- there is not the level expressed in the campaign. >> reporter: higher education will receive more money, half a billion dollars. but the governor says that higher education will have to change the way it spends money to cut costs to avoid higher student fees. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> today we asked the leaders what they think about the governor's new funding formula and how it could impact their schools.
CSPAN
Jan 10, 2013 9:00pm EST
not addressing the costs of education at all. it is about increasing government funding to help students go to school. we need to be focusing on and we need to be focusing on what are the costs that can be reduced to bring these costs down, make schools more competitive, so students have a competitive choice of which university to go to. >> we will let you go, as we hear from traunch mitchell. -- josh mitchell. >> a lot of schools are starting to increase things at a faster pace. i think there is so much scrutiny these days. it is kind of like health care. why are costs rising? i think they're going to start to see a lot of pressure from congress to rein in their costs. >> josh mitchell writes for "the wall street journal," and thanks for spending the last half hour with us. >> yes. >> and we appreciate all of your phone calls, comments on twitter, and the conversation continues online, and the question we have been asking is, how much debt is worth going into college? [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >>> the pakistani teenager nearly killed for her push for girls' education rights now back with her family, but will she be returning to pakistan to continue her fight? the latest on malhala's story coming up. you're watching msnbc, the place for politics. take long. i'm done. are you thinking what i'm thinking? ♪ give me just a little more time ♪ okay. all right. oh! [ female announcer ] the 2-in-1 swiffer sweeper uses electrostatic dry cloths to clean better than a broom. and its wet mopping cloths can clean better than a mop in half the time so you don't miss a thing. mom, have you seen my -- hey! hey! he did it. [ female announcer ] swiffer. better clean in half the time. or your money back. at legalzoom, we've created a better place to handle your legal needs. maybe you have questions about incorporating a business you'd like to start. or questions about protecting your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like to find the right attorney to help guide you along, answer any questions and offer advice. with an "a" rating from the better business bureau legalzoom helps you g
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 7:00pm EST
perspectives on all sorts of issues including economics, education, the environment. i think you'll see a lot of different thoughts and ideas on how to get things done and how to find compromise. host: how does a play out with women in leadership roles? guest: we have a new number of women serving on committees and shares. barbara mikulski is the first women's chair of the appropriations committee. how that will change, we will see. we have more and more -- patty murray, dianne feinstein. these are significant changes. very interesting on the house side. we have seven women ranking on major committees and the house. the house republicans have zero women cheering any major committees. they are all white men and have one woman chairing a minor committee and that is the administration committee. we feel we are in a great place. froml see a lot of work emily's list to get the majority of back in the house. host: what role did your organization plate in the election of these women? guest: we are in it for the long haul. emily's list has been working with some women since they were in the state leg
FOX Business
Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
the fruit and play with the chicken. it is as much of educational outreach and increase our interaction with our community 100 fold. this is the second season. this has brought us closer to our community. gerri: if you cannot grow a vegetable garden, i do you have any rights at all how to use your own property that you pay for? >> we pay taxes we have owned the land 20 years. it is our property. when they take our garden, what is next? >> asserts with food they slowly take away everything. it is not a hobby. gerri: it is not like it is marijuana. right? >> not surprising that a business show was the first national one to pick it up. it is about money we save thousands of dollars per year because of our healthy nutritious organic garden. it re-read to a garage restore it would cost a lot of money and we get that for free. gerri: somebody has to tend the garden. not totally free. [laughter] let us know what happens. says the city really go away? keep us in the loop with what is happening. we're interested. i believe in property rights and desperate to know what happens. jennifer and jason
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
after the brown versus education order. roosevelt interned japanese americans. so, there's a lot of -- reagan by the way, banned abortions in military hospitals. executive order. so, a lot of big policies have started out as executive orders, but overrule iing the second amendment, it's a tough concept. >> i ban -- or something like that. >> he can't do that. he has power of the executive branch. and he can, i can come up with ways that he can do it. he could ban the military from participating in sporting events with the nra where these assault rifles are used. he could ban funding of certain programs. there are ways he can work around the edges of gun control, but i cannot see how he would ban weapons outright. >> first of all, reality check. an executive order cannot supersede the constitution. so, everyone just chill out. we have a lot of record as paul just said, of executive orders being done -- w. had 291 executive orders. again, reality check. in terms of what the president could do, in some ways, it's consistent with what the nra calls for. three things the president cou
MSNBC
Jan 6, 2013 7:00am PST
aspect. that is education. i think of the national level or state level rules for sort of outcomes in education. i'm looking at this map and as you pointed out, not only is it is map where crime is in the city, it's a map where you have low performing schools. ought we not put lead on top of our outcomes and not saying you have to close your school because you are dealing with students who are lead poisoned. >> correct. the mapping of a city is really easy to do. it's much -- ethically, it's more important to do something like that where you get at the source than measure blood level. we use the child to indicate what is environment is like and try to turn it around to primary prevention in measuring the environment and try to prevent the child from getting exposed. it turns out soil is very easy to measure the amount of lead in soil. we are doing a lot of work in the city of new orleans to try to advance changing the environment so that children don't get exposed. >> i really appreciate that shift. rather than thinking of the kid as the problem, we think of the environment. thank
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
brown's budget calls for increased funding for education, $2.7 million more and $250 million more to the csu and uc systems. the increase is made possible by voters who approved tax hikes under proper 30. he warned the surplus could disappear based on federal actions, cutting the national debt or healthcare costs. democrats say the plan mirrors their own but they are eyeing rebuilding the social safety net. >> we are in this middle ground area, no more cuts. >> reporter: the leader of the democrats in the senate pointed january is not may. in may the governor will release his budget which we could see the surplus disappeared or see that it has grown, in which cases democrats may restore afunding to social -- funding to social service cuts. ken pritchett,. >> reporter: >> more details. the state estimates it will have a surplus of $851 million. it drops down for 2014. but then it increases to 400 million the next year. it is projected at a billion dollars for the 2016 year. >> restore. rebuild. >> after governor jerry brown announced the plan protesters gathered at city hall. this
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
, education. especially to our youth, we have to educate them about what a concussion is. we don't have to be unconscious. less than 10% of concussions result in unconsciousness. so what the symptoms are. and then, two, when they have a concussion, know that it's okay not to play. if you don't feel complete, don't compete. if you don't feel right in the head, rest instead. i think that's the message that our youth needs to hear. that it's okay, that toughness is like a badge of honor, so it's understandable that they want to continue to play. but when it comes to the brain trauma, it's a completely different issue. >> right, you can replace a kneecap and move on, but you cannot do that with a brain. paul callan, our legal analyst, and david epstein. how significant are these findings when it comes to the nfl? there are 2,000 players who now have lawsuits against the nfl? is this something that could be do or die for the league? >> i think everybody sort of expected to see cte in junior seau. i think we sort of know that story, when somebody's played in the nfl for a long time, they're g
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
to know what you think. >>> coming up, teachers and guns. we'll talk to an educator who wants to protect her students with a concealed weapon in school. find out if she is worried what parents might think. stay with us. we're right back. ♪ [ male announcer ] born from the elements, destined to take them over. ♪ the sirius xm satellite radio in the 2013 ram 1500. engineered to move heaven and earth. guts. glory. ram. the new ram 1500. motor trend's 2013 truck of the year. >>> the newtown school shooting has sparked a nationwide debate over whether teachers should carry concealed weapons in schools. a new poll shows most americans think arming teachers is the wrong answer. only 27% want teachers to carry firearms. 64% oppose it. but it's easy to understand why parents would not want a gun in their child's classroom. in 2010, guns killed seven children and young adults every single day in america. that's an average of seven people between the ages of 1 and 24 getting shot and killed every day in america. guns killed more kids than cancer, heart disease, flu, or infection in 2010. but gu
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 8:00pm PST
'll talk to an educator who wants to protect her students with a concealed weapon in school. find out if she is worried what parents might think. stay with us. we're right back. [ male announcer ] house rule number 14. a great cup of coffee should be easy as one, two... well, just one. new single serve cafe collections from maxwell house now available for use in the keurig k-cup brewer. always good to the last drop. is efficiently absorbed in small continuous amounts. citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release. >>> the newtown school shooting has sparked a nationwide debate over whether teachers should carry concealed weapons in schools. a new poll shows most americans think arming teachers is the wrong answer. only 27% want teachers to carry firearms. 64% oppose it. but it's easy to understand why parents would not want a gun in their child's classroom. in 2010, guns killed seven children and young adults every single day in america. that's an average of seven people between the ages of 1 and 24 gettin
CNN
Jan 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
advocating education for pakistani girls. the 15-year-old now an international symbol of courage. an amazing story of recovery there. >>> his term in the house is over but barney frank could be back on capitol hill. the lawmaker told msnbc he asked to be appointed as a temporary senator if john kerry becomes secretary of state. frank says he wants to be a part of the looming battle over the debt ceiling but says he has no interest in running for the position permanently. >>> let's see if you can spot the difference between the two photos. one of the photos released by nancy pelosi's office and the other shows who is standing on the capitol hill. it is obvious that four congress women have been photo shopped into the picture. pelosi asked if she considered it an accurate historical record today. >> it is active of who the democratic women of congress are and it was freezing cold and our members had been waiting a long time for everyone to arrive and had to get back into the building to greet constituents and family members. it wasn't like we had the rest of the day to stand there. >> it defin
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am EST
as an education plan that includes teacher pay raises, new teacher jobs, and greater investment in charter schools. he urged the general assembly to put politics aside and get to work. >> if politics trumps effective governing, we all lose. if we are remembered at all, then we will all be remembered for what we actually get done. not what we promise to do. >> mcdonnell also wants to eliminate the gas tax and make up for the difference by slightly raising the sales tax. >>> this morning, 44 states are reporting widespread flu cases. in boston, thing are so bad the mayor is declaring a state of emergency there. the city already has 700 flu cases including four deaths. that's up tenfold from last year's flu season total. in southeastern virginia, hospitals in the hampton roads area urging all patients and visitors to wear masks while in facilities there. the best advice doctors are giving now is to get a flu shot now. >>> two construction workers from our area are dead after being hit by a car in a work zone. 42-year-old luis tadeo of bowie and 40-year-old victor jackson of northeast washington were
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
to celebrate. >> the people of our state not only understand the connection between education and economy but they have been willing to make the tough decisions necessary to invest in their children's education even as we cut everything else. >> so virginia schools came in fourth place this year. d.c. schools came in 45th in the nation. schools are ranked based on achievement, a student's chance at success and other categories. >> the tolls will not be lowered any time soon. critics argue that many drivers avoid the i.c.c. because it costs too much but they won't cut toll. it was used to generate more than $18 million in the first year but it actually made more than $19 million. montgomery councilman phil andrews argue more daily commuters would take the i.c.c. if it did not cost so much. >> this is the only toll facility where regular commuters don't get a deep discount. on the bay bridge they get a 75% discount. >> state officials sent andrews a letter denying his request to cut the cost of the toll saying the tolls are appropriately set. >> it is time
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 3:00am PST
for years of girls education in pakistan. she wants equal rights. she had a blog she spoke out about what was like being a young girl in the swat valley in pakistan, for all of that targeted tore the for the taliban and pulled over her school bus as she was on the way home from school and shot her in the head. miraculously, she survived, thanks to the great work of some pakistan and british doctors. she's now out of the hospital. what's the update on malala and what's next for her? >> she is out of the hospital and her father got a job in britain so her family will remain in britain, where she will be a little bit safer. they will have a little bit of security. but her life, it's going to be an uphill battle trying to protect ser he have from now on because she has become a symbol of freedom to many women in the islamic world and this is why she is he' going to remain a target and a major target by radicals who think it's a medal of honor to kill her and basically put fear in the hearts of the rest of population in the islamic world and who want to pursue education and rebellion. >> in fa
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 5:00am EST
by slightly raising the state's sales tax. he also pushed for an education plan that includes teacher pay raises, new jobs, and investment in charter schools. >>> a new crackdown on drunk drivers is underway in the district. a new law signed by mayor gray yesterday means anyone convicted of driving under the influence can be ordered to use ignition lock devices if it's -- even if it's their first offense. the devices prevent a car from starting unless the driver proves that he or she has not been drinking. the law also increases the penalties for driving drunk with a child in the car. >>> testing drivers to see if they have been drinking is also getting easier for d.c. police. the city unveiled new breath machines that replace faulty equipment that forced police to abandon the tests two years ago. new officers will again be able to use the machines to catch drunk drivers throughout the city. >> i don't think there's an acceptable excuse for it. someone who's driving under the influence or driving drunk is actually like a moving missile. >> about 1,400 people were arrested last fall in a c
CNN
Jan 4, 2013 11:00am PST
consent. if you are under the age of whatever it is in the state you are not of age. we must educate our young males about this and think about that 12-minute video where the young males are laughing about a young woman being dead and raped and thinking that is not funny. this is not a woman. this is a rag doll that they play with. >> help me get into the minds of a group of young boys. does something happen to them when they are in a groupt that otherwise they would be mortified by? >> of course. there is a by stander phenomenon that has been well documented for adults, too. adults are guilty about this not just young people but this is a young person story. of course group process and group pressures particularly for young males can affect how they behave. what is interesting to me in that video there are males within that video saying hang on a second here and they are sort of laughed down and teased down by the other males. this is very similar to the phenomenon we saw in the subway victim pushed in front of a subway and nobody did anything. we are less likely to act in morally appro
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2013 7:00am PST
to educate the young boys about their sexual responsibility, and there has to be more discussion of that in the country, and the third part of this is that the politicians are losing elections by double digits, and is this where you want the draw the line in the sand. for a party to find the way out of of the wilderness and back into the mainstream of life, they continue to make decisions to the outside where most common sense americans are democrat and republican. >> and this is what is tricky about it. we are fine with the current vawa, and we don't want to expand it. there is a problem there, because you are saying that some women are better than some women. but a woman being sexually assaulted or raped is a woman period. whether she is a tourist from france or undocumented worker being abused by her boyfriend or a person who lives on the tribal land, she is being assaulted. >> so what happens is that you will get a temporary visa so that you can prosecute -- >> sometimes. >> but it has only happened one time, so it is only part of the bill. >> and we will up immigration in th
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 4:30am EST
come back. >> 4:56. >> a new honor in our education alert. >> another year of the city progress for maryland city schools. >> a maryland trade school shuts down abruptly. i am jennifer franciotti. >> we are checking on three early-morning accid [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> ava marie has a fofirst look at the forecast. >>
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 11:00am PST
the world is how does it treat its women. does it educate that half of the population? does it give them opportunity? when it does, you unleash the power of everyone. not just some. and i think there was great wisdom in afghanistan ratifying a constitution that recognized that. that should be part of the legacy of these last ten years. okay. thank you very much, everybody. >> so there they are, the two presidents, the afghan president, the american president, wrapping up a news conference. they made lengthy statements and answered four questions between them. most importantly, the president suggesting there is a possibility that the u.s. troop withdrawal from afghanistan could even be accelerated over the next two years, though he's not yet ready to make any final decisions. he's waiting for recommendations from his military leadership. on the same front, he's saying there is no decision made how many u.s. troops will remain in afghanistan after 2014. although he says every u.s. troop who does remain will be required to have immunity from afghan prosecution as a general condition. and we
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 10:00am PST
equalizer in our society is and always has been public education. the democrats allowed control of our schools, and the republicans permitted the idea that a magnet school, or a charter school is an adequate replacement for engaged, well-paid, focused teachers who act at the direction of their local school district, not the national education association or the national federation of teachers or any other union. we have-- >> about that fight there. >> and we have so many disconnects and the penalty is found in the drop-out rate of this country. they are an absolute disgrace and we have educators, secretary of education, karen lewis in chicago, leading the the employees union, they are a disgrace because they're acting as if they have the problem in hand. meanwhile, school districts are going bankrupt, the teachers' organization admit they're working for themselves and not for the students, and the parents are not engaged in the teaching of those young people, who are our future. >> megyn: but it's the point that knowledge is power and better educated the children are whether they're on
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2013 4:00am PST
at this. >> i believe we can find more places to cut spending without short changing things like education, job training, research and technology. all of which are critical to prosperity in the 21st century economy. they must be reformed. >> what does the white house try to get what the president wants out of his next budget showdown? >> they have already put part of their strategy into motion which is basically getting republicans to compromise on the tax issue. remembering in the budget battle, they got them to increase taxes on wealthier americans and think that has set a precedent for moving forward for including new revenues and spending cuts and see president obama hitting the road. taking his message in the weekly address out to the people. i'm told we will see him start to do that soon after the inauguration. alex. >> kristen welker, save travels when you head home. thank you so much. >> thank you. >> joining me is amy barnes and felisha sonez. >> good morning, girls. what are you hearing in d.c., and any other names being mentioned besides hackle. >> the white house as you mention
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am EST
, the state's public school system took top honors in a study by education week t looks at education policies and student achievement. maryland received a b plus in the assessment, the only state to do so. trailing maryl massachusetts, new york and virginia which all received a b grading. d.c. schools were given a grade of c minus ranking 45th in the nation. nation. >>> we've been talking about aall morning long. we have been talking about it for several days. rg iii having knee surgery and the doctor expects his recovery to take six to eight months. we are joined by the sports junkies from 106.7 the fan. >> good morning to you. >>> kind of a downer all this talk about this bad knee and rg iii. what was your guy's reaction because i haven't talked to you since the game. what was your guy's reaction when you were watching this game and all of this unfold on television. >> you are cringing. you are watching it and drink cringing. my personally, i still wanted to keep him in there because he gave us the best chance to win. i think i was wrong. you are cringing for him. you are watching this supe
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 11:00am PST
educated us. >> the new details on the commuter bus that collided with a school bus. we are getting this video here. back in two minutes. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] its lightweight construction makes it nimble... ♪ its road gripping performance makes it a cadillac. introducing the all-new cadillac xts. available with advanced all-wheel drive. [ engine revving ] it's bringing the future forward. . >> some of the hottest stories in a flash. roll em. >> hamid karzai paying a visit to america and the pentagon. the president meeting with defense secretary leon ma pa netta. listen. >> we have sacrificed together. that created a bond that will not be broken in the future. >> two men there discussing the war in afghanistan. it comes as the obama administration considers taking all troops out of the country after next year. it's turning into a rough week for people trying to get to work in new york city. a bus collided with a school bus. this is old bridge in new jersey. at least 17 people on board were injured. two are reported in critical condition. the bus flipped on its side and not ca
FOX Business
Jan 11, 2013 9:20am EST
through 12 education and 450 million dollars extra for school, energy efficiency projects. steve malanga is here, the expert on state finances. i'm saying that, yeah, i've been harsh on california in the past, the formerly golden state. i say you've got to look more deeply at this budget it ain't as good as it looks and you say what? >> a couple of things, first of all, california has been essentially borrowing to increase its spending and they have about 23 billion dollars of debt that they have to pay back. it includes-- >> hold on, i've got to interrupt. they got 23 billion dollars. more debt than that, this is just budget deficit. stuart: this is fresh borrowing to cover the 26 billion deficit in the past and that 23 billion has to be repaid, but is not included in this budget. >> well, yes, actually it is included in the budget. in other words, a lot of the money from the tax increase and tax revenues currently are actually going to basically pay back borrowing against previous budgets. so and then the the second thing that's happening is california is not really reforming its spend
FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 3:00am PST
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FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 10:00am PST
ties of trade and commerce, development of education, opportunities for all afghans, men and women, boys and girls. this sends a clear message to afghans and to the region, as afghans stand up they will not stand alone. the united states and the world stands with them. now, let me close by saying that this continues to be a very difficult mission. our forces continue to serve and make tremendous sacrifices every day. the afghan people make significant sacrifices every day. afghan forces still need to grow strong. we remain vigilant against insider attacks. lasting peace and security will require governments and development that delivers for the afghan people and an end to safe havens for al-qaeda and its ilk. all of this will continue to be our work. but make no mistake, our path is clear and we are moving forward. every day more afghans are stepping up and taking responsibility for their own security. as they do, our troops will come home. and next year, this long war will come to a responsible end. president karzai, i thank you and your delegation for the progress we've made toge
CBS
Jan 10, 2013 5:00am PST
a big spending spree. quite the opposite. his budget includes more money for education, thanks to voter- approved tax hikes. but it stresses continued fiscal restraint everywhere else. that means many state services that were cut in recent years will not be restored. >>> hats, gloves, warm coats, maybe even boots. you got to be prepared for a big chill when you go outside this morning. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san rafael checking the falling temperatures. i see you have a scarf on. >> reporter: i have the scarf, gloves, the boots. i guess i just forgot the hat. i think of a cbs 5 hat somewhere. so i'll make up for that. but, yes, temperatures in the bay area are dropping. the national weather service tweeted that it dropped 11 degrees in the past 24 hours in santa rosa. here in san rafael, just as cold. we are look at 39 degrees. we could see frost advisories and freeze warnings tonight. this morning, though, the people who have the hard he was time getting up will be those in the east an north bays. temperatures will be in the 5
MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
. your union and other unions in the national education association, where do you stand on this, and how do you push become against this kind of conversation? >> so we do not believe that teachers should be armed in the classrooms. and, you know, this is the irony, ed. just last year, we're having a conversation about whether teachers should actually have latitude to teach as opposed to test, whether they should have collective bargaining rights. so some of the very same people who have stripped teachers of their collective bargaining rights or any latitude to teach now want to arm them. teachers do not want to be armed. we do not want schools to be armed fortresses. we want them to be safe sanctuaries. >> you would be in favor of a greater police presence? >> in places. you know, this should be done on a school by school or case-by-case basis. for example, you can imagine that why people in newtown would want a police presence in and around schools, because right now they're scared, and they want to have that police presence. it's the schools in newtown, for example are, in remote areas
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
night we spoke with caroline kane, a special education teacher from utah who was training to use a firearm, which she plans to carry into her classroom. >> it's not so much i want to carry a gun. i want to have options for that situation. i think the world is changing. it's not safe. and we see these kinds of situations happen over and over. >> caroline kane lives in a state with the most permissive laws about guns in schools. in the state of utah a person way firearm permit can carry a gun in a grade school and public colleges. utah's firearm laws prohibit public schools from enforcing any rules about guns. this means utah is the only state in the nation requiring schools to allow firearms. other states want to follow utah's lead. tennessee lawmakers plan to introduce a bill to allow secretly armed teachers in classrooms. ohio leaves the decision up to guns -- of guns up to individual school boards to make that decision. the state's attorney says schools should consider arming their staffers. texas gun laws allow weapons in public schools if they are approved by the school distr
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 10:00am PST
of trade, commerce, strengthening institutions, development, education, and opportunities for all afghans. men and women, boys and girls. this sends a clear message to afghans and to the region as afghans stand up, they will not stand alone. the united states and the world stands with them. now, let me close by saying that this continues to be a very difficult mission. our forces continue to serve and make tremendous sacrifices every day. the afghan people make significant sacrifices every day. afghan forces still need to grow stronger. we remain vigilant against insider attacks. lasting peace and security will require governance and development that delivers for the afghan people and an end to safe havens for al qaeda and its ilk. all this will continue to be our work. make no mistake, our path is clear, and we are moving forward. every day more afghans are stepping up and taking responsibility for their own security, and as they do, our troops will come home. next year this long war will come to a responsible end. president karzai, i thank you and your delegation for the progress we've
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